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The Poetics of Video Games: Realtime Dreams and Memories

One of the most interesting things to me about 3d games and virtual worlds is that no matter what, they’re always experienced through a two dimensional medium. Even with 3d glasses or virtual reality goggles, the third vector of space … Continue reading

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Pixel Horrors: Home

Walking into Benjamin Rivers’┬áHome I had almost no expectations. I just knew that Superbrothers was excited about it, and that it looked similar to┬áLone Survivor and supposedly had some unique story-telling methods. Looking at screenshots, I was rather dubious at … Continue reading

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Pixel Horrors: Lone Survivor

I’ve been playing a lot of 2d games recently, which is weird for me. I used to have no interest in 2d games, but now I’m almost starting to lose interest in 3d games. Ok, well, that’s probably not true. … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Swords and Sworceries

I first heard about Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP a while ago, but I didn’t really pay it any attention until Thomas from the esteemed Frictional Games said it was his favorite game of 2011. Based on what he said, … Continue reading

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Bottomless Boats: Thoughts about Dear Esther

Love it or hate it, I think it’s impossible to deny that Dear Esther is fascinating. Called by some a “first person explorer”, Dear Esther is just that, and nothing more. All you can control is where you look and … Continue reading

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